The Ontario Human Rights Code is a law in the province of Ontario that gives all people equal rights and opportunities without discrimination.
The Code prohibits actions that discriminate against people based on a protected ground in a protected social area.
Protected grounds include:
Ancestry, colour, race
Place of origin
Marital status (including single status)
Gender identity, gender expression
Receipt of public assistance (in housing only)
Record of offences (in employment only)
Sex (including pregnancy and breastfeeding)
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